August 26 – Schedules & Socks

August 26, 2016

Socks

  • Coach Kennedy has extra pairs of team socks – if you’d like to purchase extra pairs please contact him directly.

Reserve

  • Monday 8/29 – 4:00 to 5:30pm
  • Tuesday 8/30 – 4:00 to 5:30pm

Once school begins, the regular schedule will be:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday – take bus from HHS at 3:45pm – training 4:15 to 5:45pm
  • Wednesday – take bus from HHS at 2:45pm – training from 3:30 to 5:00pm

Jr. Varsity – Schedule going forward is as follows:

  • Saturday 8/27 – Home Game vs. Oyster River – be at HHS Grass Field by 11:15am – game time is 12:00 noon.
  • Monday 8/29 – 8:00 – 9:45am
  • Tuesday 8/30 – 2:00 – 3:45pm

JVs will then move to their regular schedule:

  • Monday/Tuesday/Thursday – 4:30 – 6:15pm
  • Wednesday/Friday – 3:30 – 5:15pm

Labor Day Monday 4:30-6:15 (voluntary)

August 24 – The Season Starts

August 24, 2016

The Varsity and Jr. Varsity teams will be opening up the ‘real’ season this coming Saturday (8/27) with simultaneous games vs. Oyster River. Please note that game time (both games) has been changed to 12:00noon. Varsity will be on the HHS Turf and Jr. Varsity will be on the HHS Grass.

Be there!

August 23 – Parent/Player/Coach Night is Thursday 8/25

August 23, 2016

This Thursday (8/25) will be Parent/Player/Coach night at HHS. This event is for all players and parents and will include both: 1) A group presentation by the HHS Athletic Department; and 2) Breakouts by sport for introductions and a more detailed overview of the season to come. The evening starts at 6:30pm – please enter through the HHS main entrance where directions to both the group and individual sport meetings will be available.

Please note that we will be completing uniform distribution for the Reserve, Jr. Varsity and Varsity teams during the Girls Soccer portion of evening. Every player will need to purchase socks to complete their uniform. Please bring Cash or Check – made out to ‘Doug Kennedy.’ Cost per player will be as follows:

  • Reserve – $6.00 (1 Pair)
  • Jr. Varsity – $15.00 (2 Pairs)
  • Varsity – $18.00 (2 Pairs)

Please be in direct contact with Coach Kennedy if purchase of socks poses a financial hardship for your family.

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August 21 – Updates, Schedules & More

August 21, 2016
  • Reminder that all players headed for Camp Merriwood today (Sun 8/21) should be at the front parking lot no later than 12:30pm for car-pooling to the camp. Drivers are all set. Rain is a possibility, so please pack accordingly.
  • Team schedule (including Varsity) information is now posted in the individual folders for each team (to the right). This covers schedules for the week of 8/21.

Soccer Action

  • Both Varsity and Reserve kicked off scrimmage activity with games vs. St. Johnsbury, VT yesterday. Coaches report good showings in both games – along with a number of points that, “need a bit of work.”
  • Varsity’s upcoming schedule includes: 1) Scrimmage vs. Hartford, VT on Monday 8/22 – 5:30pm on the HHS Turf; 2) Scrimmage vs. Essex, VT on Tuesday 8/23 – 11:00am on the HHS Turf.
  • Jr. Varsity’s upcoming schedule includes: Scrimmage vs. Essex, VT on Tuesday 8/23 – 11:00am on the HHS Grass field.

August 20 – Merriwood – Call for Drivers

August 20, 2016

A number of players and drivers from the Varsity and Jr. Varsity teams will be attending a memorial service for a member of the Hanover High community Sunday afternoon – resulting in some disruption in our original Camp Merriwood transportation plan. We’re looking for additional drivers for two times:

  • Meet at HHS at 12:30pm on Sunday (8/21) and drive/drop-off players at Camp Merriwood (Google Maps says this is a 38 minute drive.)
  • Be at Camp Merriwood by 12:30pm Monday (8/22) to pick-up/drive players back to HHS.

Interested and willing? Watt Alexander has set up a sign-up sheet at: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1_5_OGqYamwywqon98K2e74JLRKMwCLLYwAquAP8Hrks/edit#gid=0

Thanks for all your help and support!

August 19 (Again) – Reserve & JV Schedules for Next Week

August 19, 2016

Reserve

  • Reserve will practice daily (Mon-Fri 8/22-26) at Huntley Meadow from 4:00 to 5:30pm.

Jr. Varsity

  • Sat 8/20 – 8:30-10:15am – then watch Varsity scrimmage;
  • Mon –   8/22 –  3:30-5:15 – then watch Varsity scrimmage;
  • Tues –  8/23 arrive 10:00am for 11:00am Essex scrimmage;
  • Wed – 8/24  8:00-9:45 am;
  • Thurs – 8/25  8-9:45am;
  • Fri –  8/26  4:00-5:45pm.

August 19 – Camp Merriwood Trip

August 19, 2016

The Jr. Varsity and Varsity teams will be leaving for an overnight trip to Camp Merriwood in Orford, NH mid-day on Sunday (8/21) – to return after lunch Monday (8/22). At this point, we are assuming that all Varsity and JV players will be going. The cost per person for this trip is $30 – Parents will collect checks made out to: ‘Friends of Hanover Girls Soccer.’ If this trip presents any financial difficulty for your family – be in direct contact with Coach Kennedy and financial aid will be provided on a confidential basis.

Here’s what you need to know:

  • We’ll meet at the front parking lot at HHS on Sunday at 12:30pm for car-pooling to the camp. Parent drivers will handle the shuttle service – don’t be late. Meals at camp will include: Sunday Dinner; Monday Breakfast; Monday Lunch;
  • What you need – Swimming Gear; Sleeping Bag; Casual Clothes (keep in mind it may get cool during the evening); Sleeping Bag; Personal items; Rain is possible Sunday.
  • Electronics – no phone use will be permitted while at camp. If I catch you using your phone – I will confiscate. You may bring electronics to provide music (or other sounds) to accompany your talent.
  • Yogo Mat – we will be doing a ‘Recovery Yoga’ session on Monday morning – if you own a yoga mat – please bring it along.
  • Your Talent – all players will participate in the annual Talent Show – in addition to the routines typically performed by groups – we’d like to see any other individual talent you may possess – juggling, guitar, etc. – be brave, show us what you can do.
  • Parent drivers will pick us up at Merriwood immediately after lunch on Monday. Keep in mind that we will arrive back at HHS at approximately 1:30pm.

Questions – dkennedy@dougkennedyadvisors.com

Merriwood

 

August 18 – Jr. Varsity & Varsity Groupings

August 18, 2016

Following a Sunday evening time trial and seven sessions on the field, we’ve made decisions regarding teams. I’ve been very impressed by the positive attitudes and great work ethic of the players. I thought both the Rufts and the Ragsses played very well last night versus the Alums and equally as well this morning in our scrimmage. Tryout week is always tiring, but a period of great fun and expectation – we’re looking forward to getting the season going. Varsity and Jr. Varsity rosters are listed below.

  • Coach Kennedy will be at the grass field today from 3:30 to 4:30pm to talk to any Jr. Varsity player interested in getting feedback. You are encouraged to take this opportunity.
  • All Varsity and Jr. Varsity players are invited on the trip to Camp Merriwood in Orford, NH. We’ll leave from HHS around 12:30pm Sunday (8/21) and arrive back early afternoon Monday (8/22). At this point, we are assuming that all Varsity and Jr. Varsity players will attend – please let us know immediately if you can’t make it. The cost will be $30 per player (Includes Overnight, Dinner/Breakfast/Lunch). If this poses a financial hardship, please be in direct contact with Coach Kennedy. More details to follow.

Varsity Schedule

  • Today – Change of Plan for Varsity – Varsity will train on the GRASS Field from 5:00 to 6:30pm this evening (Thur 8/18). Varsity players should BRING RUNNING SHOES (and cleats) to this session.
  • Varsity will train on the HHS Turf from 8:30 to 9:45am on Friday morning (8/19).
  • Friday evening plan TBA.
  • Sat 8/20 – home (HHS Turf) scrimmage vs. St. Johnsbury Acad. – be ready by 9:45am for 10:30am game start.

Jr. Varsity Schedule

  • JV will train on the Grass Field from 5:00 to 6:30pm this evening (Thur).
  • JV will train on the HHS Grass from 8:30 to 9:45am on Friday morning (8/19).

Reserve Schedule

  • Thur 8/18 – training at Huntley Meadow from 4:00 to 5:30pm.
  • Fri 8/19 – training at Huntley Meadow from 8:00 to 9:30am.
  • Sat 8/20 – home (HHS Grass) scrimmage vs. St. Johnbury Acad. – be ready at 10:30am for 11:00am game start.

The Team Groupings

Varsity

  • Sophie Miles
  • Mindy Wu
  • Bryn Kable
  • Carly Craft
  • Catherine Wagner
  • Pepper Joseph
  • Isabel Loftus
  • Aisling Kelly
  • Riley Craft
  • Bella Bardales
  • Clare Gardner
  • Maddie Lyons
  • J-J Taube
  • Anna Dickson
  • Amelia Lubrano
  • Ruby Spitz
  • Mahler Meyerrose
  • Sylvie Alexander
  • Greta Bolinger
  • Maeve Goodrich

Jr. Varsity

  • Sara Kleber
  • Emma Tysinger
  • Mia Gilardi
  • Lauren Ilsley
  • Eva Schiffman
  • Sophie Mitchell
  • Margaret Lee
  • Emma Watson
  • Amelia Roth
  • Lillian Hall
  • Faith Marshall
  • Andrea Gilardi
  • Elaine Taylor
  • Casey Nichols
  • Sophie Dunn
  • Natalie Gold
  • Liz Rightmire
  • Zofia Zerphy
  • Abigail Wilson

August 17 – 1st Team Groupings

August 17, 2016

Very, Very, Very sorry for the delay on this . . .

We have a great group of players this year, leading to some difficult team choices. The lists below name the Reserve Team and two mixed Varsity/Jr. Varsity groups below. Final team choices will occur tomorrow (Thursday).

Reserve Team

  • Coach Kennedy and Coach Nichols will be available from 3:15 to 4:15pm today at the HHS Grass Field. Any player chosen for the Reserve Team is welcome to come and talk with the coaches about the team choices – and about your soccer game. We encourage you to come and talk.
  • The Reserve Team will train from 4:30 to 6:00pm today (Wednesday) with Coach Nichols on the HHS Grass Field.
  • On Thursday, the Reserve Team will train from 4:00 to 5:30pm at Huntley Meadow in Norwich – this is the Reserve Team’s regular training venue.
  • On Friday (8/19), the Reserve Team will train from 8:00 to 9:30am at Huntley Meadow in Norwich.
  • On Saturday (8/20), the Reserve Team will scrimmage St. Johnsbury at the HHS Grass Field. Player should arrive by 10:30am for an 11:00am start.

Varsity/Jr. Varsity Groups

  • The ‘Rufts’ and ‘Raggsses’ are listed below.
  • All players should be ready to go at 5:15pm at the HHS Turf Field this evening (8/17). Uniform for the evening is: White Shirt; Black Shorts; White Socks. Each team will play half of the game vs. the Alumnae.
  • Both teams will train/tryout from 8:00 to 9:45am tomorrow (Thur 8/18) at the HHS Turf Field.

The teams are as follows:

Reserve Team

  • Anika Jain
  • Aimee Vollmann
  • Fiona Barthel
  • Alice Garner
  • Maya Holmes
  • Rachel Matthew
  • Maddy Bridge
  • Molly French
  • Ingrid Miller
  • Sophia Nadeau
  • Olivia Peterson/Moy
  • Emily LeBlanc
  • Kelley Finley
  • Kayla Barrett
  • Kyla Smith
  • Dory Psomas
  • Kathryn Mulligan
  • Kyla Bouchard
  • Isla Cotter
  • Arabella Meacham-Snyder
  • Paula Sedlacek
  • Anna Glenn
  • Mya Lussier

Rufts Group

  • Lauren Ilsley
  • Bryn Kable
  • Anna Dickson
  • Kelly Aisling
  • Eva Schiffman
  • Sophie Mitchell
  • Margaret Lee
  • Emma Watson
  • Sylvie Alexander
  • Sophie Miles
  • Mindy Wu
  • Clare Gardner
  • Greta Bolinger
  • Kleber Sara
  • Tysinger Emma
  • Carly Craft
  • Amelia Lubrano
  • Gilardi Mia
  • Craft Riley
  • Mahler Meyerrose

Ragsses Group

  • Bardales Bella
  • Nichols Casey
  • Catherine Wagner
  • Maeve Goodrich
  • Pepper Joseph
  • Sophie Dunn
  • Natalie Gold
  • Liz Rightmire
  • Zophia Zerphy
  • Abigail Wilson
  • Maddie Lyons
  • J-J Taube
  • Roth Amelia
  • Loftus Isabel
  • Lillian Hall
  • Faith Marshall
  • Ruby Spitz
  • Gilardi Andrea
  • Elaine Taylor

August 17 – Delay

August 17, 2016

Very sorry – but internet problems are delaying today’s team message. Should be out in next 30 minutes.


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